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This qualification will give you skills to help plan and deliver educational programs that focus on children’s development, learning and well being.
To become a childcare worker, you need to gain this qualification or be actively working towards gaining it.
• 216,619 workers nationally
• 85.9% have an Education & Care qualification
• 23% currently studying or upskilling
Around 1.5 million children in Australia attend childcare services
In the region of 200,000 teachers and educators work in the children’s education and care sector, with most of the sector workforce being Certificate III and Diploma qualified educators.
The National Skills Commission’s 5-year employment projections to November 2023 shows employment is expected to increase by around 16,000 educators.
source: National Children’s Education and Care Workforce Strategy; “Shaping Our Future” A ten-year strategy to ensure a sustainable, high-quality children’s education and care workforce 2022–2031 & Workforce Snapshot
This qualification could lead to your employment in the early childhood education industry in the following occupational titles
- Early childhood education care worker
- Playgroup supervisor
- Family day care provider/worker
- Out of school hours care assistant
- Early childhood education care assistant
*If you are eligible for Skills First funding and decide to access your entitlement, the training will be delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding. Learn more about Skills First Funding click here.
Please Note: All course information session and commencement dates are proposed dates and are subject to the numbers of students interested. Please always confirm the details of an information session with one of our office members before you attend.